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UConn-BC First Played In 1908; Diaco, Addazio Say Their Struggling Teams Hungry

UConn-BC First Played In 1908; Diaco, Addazio Say Their Struggling Teams Hungry

Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium, the UConn and Boston College football teams will emerge from the sinkholes their seasons have become for the resumption of a rivalry that, depending on who you talk to and how you view it, means quite a bit or next to nothing.

"It's a regional game," BC coach Steve Addazio said. "I wouldn't call it a rivalry."

If one were to pump the brakes on a search for additional meaning to every circumstance, Addazio is probably right. UConn and Boston College have met just once as conference opponents, a 27-7 BC victory in 2004 when both were members of the Big East.

That is the last meeting in the series, which began in...

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